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Old 25 May 2019, 14:10
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I'd call it a day trip only. While you certainly can get the permit to camp over, it's uncomfortable, in my opinion, sleeping in the tropics in a tent.

The snorkeling isn't THAT great, and as was already said, the camping is restrictive; you're not gonna be able to go running around in your birthday suit as you'd like to, without some new neighbors probably taking offense.

Day trip to Ft. Jefferson, and do your diving / snorkeling off Looe Key further up the keys, just below the 7 mile bridge and Marathon Key. Key West proper has no diving that's of any note, so go up the keys for that.

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